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Toxic Algae in the lower Waipoua River

Posted on 16 October 2018

There is a toxic algal bloom in the lower Waipoua River, and Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising caution when swimming or dog walking along the riverbank.

Toxic Algae in the lower Waipoua River
Posted on 16 October 2018
There is a toxic algal bloom in the lower Waipoua River, and Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising caution when swimming or dog walking along the riverbank.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Toxic-Algae-in-the-lower-Waipoua-River/

Stay safe in regional parks during log harvesting

Posted on 12 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis

People have been idly standing underneath industrial log hauler cables in Maymorn plantation forest during intensive harvesting operations despite the extensive signage warning them to keep out, seemingly heedless of the risk they take of being harvested themselves and losing life and limb in the process.

Stay safe in regional parks during log harvesting
Posted on 12 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis
People have been idly standing underneath industrial log hauler cables in Maymorn plantation forest during intensive harvesting operations despite the extensive signage warning them to keep out, seemingly heedless of the risk they take of being harvested themselves and losing life and limb in the process.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/stay-safe-in-regional-parks-during-log-harvesting/

Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head

Posted on 11 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis

Work has begun on replacing the Baring Head Bridge across the Wainuiomata River to East Harbour Regional Park, a construction project that will assure future access to Baring Head’s spectacular lighthouse complex.

Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head
Posted on 11 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis
Work has begun on replacing the Baring Head Bridge across the Wainuiomata River to East Harbour Regional Park, a construction project that will assure future access to Baring Head’s spectacular lighthouse complex.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/bridging-the-visitor-gap-at-baring-head/

Parks and forests visitor numbers reach record highs

Posted on 10 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis

*Queen Elizabeth Park most visited park in Wellington region*

Parks and forests visitor numbers reach record highs
Posted on 10 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis
*Queen Elizabeth Park most visited park in Wellington region*
http://www.gw.govt.nz/parks-and-forests-visitor-numbers-reach-record-highs/